Arlington Bishop prays outside of Falls Church abortion clinic 


April 3, 2017


ARLINGTON, Va.  – On Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30 a.m., the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, will pray a rosary in front of the Falls Church Healthcare Center - an abortion clinic in Falls Church, Virginia.  Afterwards, Bishop will say a few words, and administer a blessing.  Bishop will be joined by approximately 75 people advocating life.  This is all part of the 40 Days for Life Campaign, beginning April 4, and ending April 9.  Here is a link to the national website:



When:                                   Tuesday, April 4

                                               7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.



Where:                                 Outside of Falls Church Health Care Center

                                               900 S. Washington Street,

                                               Falls Church




The Diocese of Arlington is home to more than 600,000 Catholics living in 21 counties and seven cities in central and northern Virginia. Parishioners live out their faith at 69 parishes, five missions, and 17,500 students attend 44 Catholic elementary and high schools.


Angela Pellerano, Director of Media Relations 703-841-2517 (o) 571-215-8731 (mobile)